Ali A Minai
CEAS - Elec Eng & Computer Science 0030
Rhodes Hall 828
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Ali A. Minai is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and a faculty member in the Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Cincinnati. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and post-doctoral training in neuroscience at the University of Virginia. Dr. Minai’s research interests include neural networks, natural language processing, complex systems and networks, computational models of cognition, computational neuroscience, social networks, and multi-agent systems, and. In 2012, he was the recipient of a prestigious INSPIRE grant from the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Minai was President of the International Neural Network Society for 2015-16, and has served on the Society’s Executive Committee and Board of Governors for several years. He has also been a member of the Neural Networks Technical Committee of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He served as the General Chair for the 2011 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2011) in San Jose, CA, and the 8th and 9th International Conferences on Complex Systems (ICCS 2011, ICCS 2018), and as General Co-Chair for ICCS 2020. He has been co-editor of several books in the area of complex systems. He is an action editor for the journal Neural Networks, an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, and an academic editor for the journal Complexity. Dr. Minai is a senior member of the IEEE and the International Neural Networks Society, and a member of AAAS and the Society for Neuroscience.

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